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Summer solstice celebration

The Okanagan’s Largest Summer Solstice celebration is planned for June 21 in Penticton

Okanagan residents getting locked up for B.C. SPCA

SPCA events taking place around the Okanagan raises funds for abused and homeless animals

Free fishing allowed for Family Fishing Weekend

Most fishing is being offered for free this weekend in recognition of a celebrated family tradition

Best of the South Okanagan 2018

Penticton Western News readers voted for their favourites in dozens of categories

Reel in the fun this Father’s Day

Lots going on in the South Okanagan and Similkameen for Father’s Day

Nine-year-old launches recycling business in northwest B.C.

With no curb-side pick up recycling in Prince Rupert, one young boy found his niche

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24th Annual Sunshine Festival in Vernon
What's happening this Father's Day weekend
Boating safety with SAR Sicamous
Relay for Life in Salmon Arm

What’s happening

It’s dad’s weekend so be sure to check out all of the events in your community

  • Jun 15th, 2018

Lowest tides in years exposes Island seashore

Moon and sun collaborate for significant low tides this summer with more lows predicted to return July 13 and Aug. 11

Norwegian man finds biological family in B.C.

Family reunion for adopted man almost 50 years in the making.

Mother in her fifties finishes high school, graduates with daughter

Recent graduate encourages other adults to get Dogwood Diploma using Adult Upgrading Grant

Youth led projects in the Okanagan receive funding

Projects based in the Central and South Okanagan supported with grants

The 2018 Summer Reading Club is back in the Okanagan

This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is Motion Commotion.

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Poisoned Okanagan owl is rescued and released

SORCO released a great horned owl back into the wild after it ingested a poisoned mouse

What’s happening

Find out what events are taking place this weekend in the Okanagan and Shuswap

Video: Princeton Mining Days was a real BLAST

It was a day to celebrate mining in Princeton as Copper Mountain Mine sponsored Mining Days.

Moose decide to play through

Mother and baby cross the Salmon Arm Golf Club course

13 years of golf and puppies in Kelowna

The BC SPCA holds their annual golf tournament at Sunset Ranch in Kelowna

Striking sunset in the South Okanagan after the rain

Photos and video submissions of the South Okanagan sunset after a rainfall

Tickets on sale for SilverStar Wine Festival

Mile high wine festival dinner tickets are on sale now at SilverStar Mountain.